David Pearton

Senior Scientist

Portfolio

Coral Reef Research

Qualifications

PhD (University of Washington)

Research Interests

  • Biodiversity and ecosystem functions of the subtropical and temperate reefs of South Africa’s east coast.
  • Current and potential future effects of climate change on the function and integrity of Southern African reefs and the capacity for adaption and acclimation of critical reef organisms.
  • Population and ecosystem connectivity along the east coast of Africa
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